Campus: Druid Hills in Atlanta
Namesake: The Beckham family
Date: Named in 2000
Purpose: Green space
A quiet green space is named in honor of the long Emory legacy of the Beckham family, whose first Emory connection was through Robert Young Beckham, an Emory College student after the Civil War.
Other family members with Emory connections include Walter Beckham Jr., a 1999 Emory Medal recipient, and Walter Beckham III, a member of the DVS Senior Society.